Category Archives: Community Dance

Contra “Watermelon” Dance – July 19, 2019 River Ghost Review with Jim Thaxter Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, July 19th.  Join us for a contra dance and watermelon at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by the River Ghost Revue. River Ghost Review specializes in rural American folk music. Our unique sound comes … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – June 7, 2019 Blackberry Pickers with Paula McFarling Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, June 7, 2019  Join us for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by the Blackberry Pickers, a band from Hermann and the St Louis area. The Blackberry Pickers first got together to … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – May 31, 2019 Scraphounds with Claire Baffaut Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, May 31st.  Join us for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by The James River Scraphounds. The music is centered around the articulate, but driving fiddling of Peter Howard from … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – May 17, 2019 Three Around Three with Jim Thaxter Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, May 17th.  Join us for a contra dance at  3906 Peachtree Drive.  Our lively music will be provided by the band Three Around Three, a Columbia old-time band featuring Bill Foley on banjo, Cliff White on … Continue reading

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English Country Dance – May 10

English Country Dance – Friday, May 10, 2019 Come enjoy the courtly music of the Renaisance period with our master caller, Jim Thaxter, who will be doing the calling and teaching using recorded music. The music has the same feel as the … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Apr. 19, 2019 Campeau Creek Boys and Dedo Norris with Lisa Harris Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, April 19th. Join us for a contra dance at 3906 Peachtree Drive. Our lively music will be provided by the band Campeau Creek Boys & Dedo, with Fred Campeau (fiddle), Jim Nelson (guitar), Jeff Miller (banjo), and … Continue reading

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Contra Dance – Mar. 15, 2019 River Ridge with Jim Thaxter Calling

Contra Dance – Friday, March 15th.  Our lively music will be provided by River Ridge String Band.  The band has been playing together for many years.  While they play a variety of folk music, their sound is anchored in traditional … Continue reading

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